Holy Trinity Lutheran Church; Streator, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member timcoplin
N 41° 05.828 W 088° 50.169
16T E 345800 N 4551164
Quick Description: This church is the oldest Slovak Lutheran Church in America.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2006 7:29:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMN3A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 89

Long Description:
This church is the oldest Slovak Lutheran Church in America.

Plaque reads:
"MEMORIAL TO SLOVAK LUTHERANISM IN AMERICA
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GREATFUL MEMORY OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS AND MOTHERS OF TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH WHO ON THIS GROUND DID ERECT ON THE 5TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 1884, A HOUSE OF WORSHIP, THE FIRST SLOVAK EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA. WE THIER CHILDREN ON THIS DAY, AUGUST 16, 1964, DO DEDICATE THIS HISTORICAL MARKER. TRINITY LUTHERAN CONGREGATION ORGANIZED APRIL 5, 1884."
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 10/05/1884

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Lutheran

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 12:00 AM

Street address of Church:
South Church and East Franklin Streets
Streator, IL USA
61364


If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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